Key Stage 2

"The celebration of the gift of salvation takes shape in the seasons and feasts of the Church’s year. Liturgy involves the conscious, active and fruitful participation of everyone."
Religious Education Curriculum Directory p.24

"God’s Self-Revelation is perfected in us by the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of truth, promised by Jesus and revealed at Pentecost. It is the Holy Spirit who forms and guides God’s People to know God and enter into communion with God through Jesus Christ."
Religious Education Curriculum Directory p.14

3.5 Celebrating Easter and Pentecost

Learning ABOUT and learning FROM the Catholic Faith

Key Learning Objectives

In this unit you will have the opportunity to:

  • know that God the Father raised Jesus from the dead on Easter Sunday;
  • know that because Jesus rose from the dead we too will rise from the dead;
  • know the story of the appearance of Jesus on the road to Emmaus and to Thomas;
  • know the story of the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost;
  • understand how the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost changed the disciples;

In this unit you will have the opportunity to:

  • think about what we should do on Sundays to remember what Jesus has done for us;
  • reflect on times when we need the power of the Holy Spirit;
  • participate in a liturgical celebration for Pentecost.